An earlier version of this story misidentified SOCKS. SOCKS, at its simplest, is a way to transfer data from one computer to another through a proxy. This story was also updated to clarify the Tor browser bundle.
Tor's famous for anonymizing your Internet activities and infamous for being a pain to use. Debuting at Black Hat, the Tortilla tool smooths out some of the global network's rough edges.
The Nostalgia Electrics TSM-100 Tortilla Bowl Maker may not be perfect, but it does make tortilla bowls.
The author of such classics as "Of Mice and Men" and "The Grapes of Wrath" would have been 112 on Thursday.
Traces of water and organic compounds could be all around us, floating around space on ubiquitous interplanetary dust particles.
The National Security Agency uses a bit of jiu-jitsu to turn the structure of Web ad networks against people who run Tor to remain anonymous.
The good ol' days of chummy games of "Spot the Fed" at Defcon are finished as hackers and security entrepreneurs plan next steps in the wake of government spying revelations.
This handy gadget lets you record up to 16 seconds of audio that plays back every time you open the clip.
These baking pans let you bake more healthful versions of taco faves.
In its follow-up to the boy dressed as Darth Vader, VW this year features a dog trying to lose weight and a bar frequented by Vader himself. It is all a little odd.